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JAMS doesn't just resolve disputes—we solve problems.

JAMS successfully resolves business and legal disputes by providing efficient, cost-effective and impartial ways of overcoming barriers at any stage of conflict. JAMS offers customized, in-person, virtual and hybrid dispute resolution services through a combination of first class client service, the latest technology, top-notch facilities, and highly trained mediators and arbitrators.

Founded in 1979, JAMS is the world’s largest private alternative dispute resolution (ADR) provider. Our panel includes more than 400 retired state and federal court judges, attorneys and other ADR professionals with proven track records and extensive practice area and industry expertise. JAMS neutrals and clients are supported by more than 200 associates, including ADR systems design experts and case managers with decades of experience.

We handle an average of 18,000 cases annually, ranging from two-party personal injury mediations to complex, multi-party, multimillion-dollar arbitrations in the United States and other jurisdictions worldwide.

Arbitration Services

JAMS offers efficiency, speed, and results. In order to save clients time and money, JAMS has instituted procedural options that allow the crafting of a process that is commensurate with the dispute.

Discover JAMS Arbitration Advantages

Mediation Services

Rigorous preparation. Creative solutions. Persistent follow-up. We work diligently every step of the way-from pre-mediation calls to post-mediation follow-up to help all parties arrive at the best possible outcome to their dispute.

Learn about our mediation process

International & Cross-Border Services

With our ever-growing roster of expert international panelists familiar with the local legal community, culture and environment, JAMS provides confidential and clear dispute resolution at any stage of conflict, anywhere in the world.

Resolve your international dispute with JAMS

JAMS Solutions for Higher Education

Colleges and universities need to manage, resolve and prevent conflict. As a worldwide leader in dispute resolution,we are qualified to provide a comprehensive range of unique and effective solutions for problems facing students, faculty and administration.

Learn about our Title IX Programs

Neutral Analysis Services

Unbiased, confidential case evaluation from the best legal minds in the business. We provide attorneys with advisory opinions allowing you to fine-tune arguments, reassess settlement options, manage client expectations—and ultimately proceed with a winning strategy.

Fine-tune your strategy with JAMS Neutral Analysis

Resources for In-House Counsel

Maximize the benefits and minimize the costs of dispute resolution. Avoiding protracted litigation helps businesses preserve critical relationships, keep important projects on track and minimize legal and internal costs.

ADR Strategies for In-House Counsel

Innovating & Re-Imagining ADR

For the past four decades, JAMS has been at the forefront of alternative dispute resolution (ADR), evolving and adapting to meet the needs of the legal industry as well as individuals and businesses operating in a changing landscape.

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